Experience ‘The Good Life’ and Discover the Treasures of Spain and Portugal with Trafalgar
Live one’s passions in vibrant Seville and Barcelona and follow the footsteps of spiritual seekers in Fátima and Santiago de Compostela
Looking to explore Europe’s most iconic destinations and hidden gems in 2019? Relax and unwind with Trafalgar, the world leader in travel for over 72 years. With over 116 handcrafted journeys to Europe and Britain, including 17 iconic and diverse trips to France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco alone, leave the guidebook at home, as you are brought simply the best holidays.
Experience the intense fiery capitals of Madrid and Lisbon, the sites of spiritual pilgrimages and cultural icons, spanning the length and breadth of the Iberian Peninsula on Trafalgar’s NEW Treasures of Spain and Portugal guided vacation. This 14-day immersive ‘Regional Explorer’ style journey, showcases the diversity of the regions and connect to the real people, places, and experiences with just the right amount of cross-cultural immersion.
This epic journey begins in Madrid where a ‘Local Specialist’ will begin a sightseeing excursion of this dynamic city, home of numerous world-class museums, galleries and royal palace. While exploring this capital city ‘Dive Into Culture’ and visit a historic chocolateria to indulge in the traditional flavours of churros served with mouth-watering chocolate, a time honoured Spanish tradition. Travel onwards to Santiago de Compostela where a ‘Local Specialist’ will share insights in the ‘Way of Saint James’ and why thousands of spiritual seekers embark on the life-changing pilgrimage each year.
In the second-largest city in Portugal, Porto, enjoy a ‘Dive Into Culture’ experience by paying tribute to centuries-old traditions of local port production at a tasting in port cellar and visit the Stock Exchange Palace with its splendid Arabian Hall inspired by Granada’s Alhambra. Enroute to Lisbon, follow the road taken by devout pilgrims and visit Our Lady of Fátima Shrine, renowned for its spiritual miracles.
The journey continues through Portugal’s picturesque rural landscapes of the charming Alentejo, the country’s cork capital, before arriving in vibrant Seville and its vibrant flamenco dancing community. Spend an unforgettable evening to ‘Connect With Locals’ and admire first-hand the fine art of olive oil production over a memorable ‘Be My Guest’ dinner at the Morillo family. While sipping on a delicious glass of sangria (or two) and learning how the family produces oil from their 6,000 trees, you will take in the breathtaking scenery of their sun-dappled courtyard.
*Book your dream 2019 European holiday and save 10% with Early Payment Discount. To plan your unforgettable holiday to Spain and Portugal and join ‘The Good Life,’ please call 1-800-352-4444 or visit our website at Trafalgar.com.
Terms & Conditions
*Save 10% early payment discounts on the land-portion of selected Trafalgar trips when paid in full by 31 January 2019. Discounts may be combinable with other brochure discounts where applicable. Valid only on new bookings. A deposit is required on booking as per payment conditions and the full amount must be paid by 31 January 2019 to qualify for the 10% early payment discount. Not valid on Costsaver, custom groups, Oberammergau or any other offers .Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Other conditions may apply.